MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20142017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010054511600298.02
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliTrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 540 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 540 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm60 mm
Measured Height 53 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.90 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessHans Dampf TrailStar
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessHans Dampf TrailStar
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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